trompe l’oeil tree house mural in private Chicago residence byJorge and Cindy Simes. Simes Studios, Chicago have been creating the most remarkable murals, trompe l’oeil and a wide range of decorative finishes ever since they arrived from Buenos Aires in
"The main feature of the room is the incredible floating pirate ship. Kuhl used 2x12 ribs to construct the hull of the ship, covering them with layers of 1/2 inch plywood to act as the planking. A bomb-proof blend of plaster and epoxy with integrated coloring was used simulate an old ship's hull.